Job number: 21408
The Institute for Artificial Intelligence and Fundamental Interactions (IAIFI) seeks a motivated project coordinator who is interested in enhancing their project management skills and helping to enable cutting edge science. The Project Coordinator will have complex and diverse duties in supporting IAIFI's MIT faculty director Professor Jesse Thaler, deputy director Professor Mike Williams, and project manager Marisa LaFleur to implement key projects across IAIFI, with a particular focus on broader impact objectives, such as public engagement, community building, and diversity, equity, and inclusion. Reporting to the Project Manager, the Project Coordinator will assist with project implementation, expense tracking, report preparation, and will work closely with the project manager on the progress of projects within established timelines. The IAIFI is an NSF-funded AI Institute involving senior investigators and junior researchers at MIT, Harvard, Northeastern, and Tufts, as well as administrative support from MIT’s Laboratory for Nuclear Science, so strong communication skills are essential for coordinating with a variety of stakeholders across several universities.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Bachelor's degree; at least two years of administration, operations, and/or project/program management experience; expertise relating effectively with faculty and managing relationships across a variety of universities; strong time management skills; ability to work independently and as part of a team; and excellent organizational, interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills.
This role will have the option to work from home approximately one day per week. The salary range for this position is $53,225-$69,200, based on experience.
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